University of California, Riverside

School of Medicine

Clinical Faculty Biographies

Dr. Richard J. Lee

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor - Psychiatry
Program Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program

Dr. Richard J. Lee

Medical Office

Riverside University Health System - Behavioral Health
Children's Treatment Services
3125 Myers Street
Riverside, Calif. 92503
(951) 358-4840

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School of Medicine
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, Calif. 92521
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Education and Training

  • Residency, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California
  • Administrative Chief Resident, Psychiatry, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
  • Residency, Psychiatry, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
  • M.D., Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California
  • B.A., English and Cellular and Molecular Biology, Univeristy of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan


Richard J. Lee, M.D., is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry in UCR’s School of Medicine and program director of child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship program for the Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences.

He is the associate medical director for Countywide Children’s Programs for the Riverside University Health System-Behavioral Health. He also serves as a staff child and adolescent psychiatrist in the Children’s Treatment Services Clinic in Riverside and is a member of the Department of Mental Health’s Asian American Task Force. 

He is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both child and adolescent psychiatry and general psychiatry. He was appointed as the Region 6 caucus representative of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (AADPRT).

Research Interests

His interests include developmental psychopathology, autism, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and cross-cultural psychiatry.


  • Clinical Excellence Award, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Stanford School of Medicine, 2002.
  • Pfizer Resident Travel Award, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2000.
  • M. Ralph Kaufman Memorial Ward for Excellence in Psychiatry, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, 2000.
  • American Psychiatric Association/AstraZeneca Fellowship, 1999-2001.
  • Korean Neuropsychiatric Association, Seoul, South Korea, 1996.

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